Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Pirates

The Sports Archives – Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Top 5 Ballparks in the US!

Baseball is America’s favorite pastime for good reason. There’s nothing more iconic than catching a game during the summer and watching your favorite players take the field while eating hot dogs and drinking lemonade. However, some stadiums are more iconic than others, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Time to Take Another Look at A.J. Burnett

The Yankees were so eager to get rid of A.J. Burnett after last season that they picked up $20 million of the $33 million remaining on his contract so Pittsburgh would take him off their hands.  Burnett’s Pirate career began … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives Greatest Moments – Casey Stengel Comeback

The year was 1958 and the New York Yankees were at the top once again having easily won the American League pennant early on. This did not work to their advantage however, because as the season wound down, the Yanks … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How the Pirates Got Their Name!

The Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team got their name as a result of bad newspaper publicity.  In 1880, the team based in Pittsburgh, allegedly “stole” an important player away from the team in Philadelphia.   There were ill feelings between the two … Continue reading

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